Daimler Trucks has announced that the Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electric truck, which was just introduced at IAA Transportation 2022 yesterday, has received a vehicle order letter (SPK) for 50 units.
The order came from a German logistics company, Hegelmann Group. Through the signing of the ‘Letter of Intent’, the eActros LongHaul electric truck will soon be produced and delivered starting in 2024.
“The greater the success, the greater the responsibility. We are open to challenges and at the same time we are striving for sustainability in our industry,” said Siegfried Hegelmann, Managing Shareholder at Hegelmann Group citing the official Daimler Trucks website on Thursday (29/2/2022). ).
Meanwhile, Stina Fagerman, Head of Sales Marketing and Services Mercedes-Benz Trucks, said that as a mission to make sustainable and emission-free transportation for the future, the company admitted that it needed many strong partners.
“Therefore, we are very pleased with this agreement and the Hegelmann Group’s trust in the Mercedes-Benz truck brand,” said Stina.
Previously, eActros LongHaul has also signed a ‘Letter of Intent’ with Amazon and Rhenus which will conduct test operations on public roads for the first time. In 2023, this electric truck will also immediately conduct direct testing to customers.
The eActros LongHaul is equipped with three battery packs with the new Lithium-iron Phosphate Fell (LFP) technology that provides a total installed capacity of more than 600 kWh and an additional two electric motors which are claimed to help generate power from 536 hp to 804 hp.
This eActros LongHaul battery can be charged from 20 to 80 percent in less than 30 minutes on a charging station with an output of one megawatt. With a single battery charge, this truck will be able to cover a range of about 500 km.
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